Colleges Near Decatur

Colleges and universities near me in the Decatur, Illinois area

There are 2 colleges in Decatur and 35 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 186,511 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 76,122, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Decatur. Driving time to these schools from Decatur should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in Champaign. The largest college in the area is University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign enrolling 49,702 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Decatur.


35 results

Millikin University
M
Decatur, IL
Millikin University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,094enrollment
  • $22,138net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 950-1200SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

2 miles from Decatur

Richland Community College
R
Decatur, IL
 
Richland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,476enrollment
  • $4,872net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Decatur

Lincoln Christian University
L
Lincoln, IL
 
Lincoln Christian University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 714enrollment
  • $18,728net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

30 miles from Decatur

Lincoln College
L
Lincoln, IL
Lincoln College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 968enrollment
  • $21,797net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

31 miles from Decatur

Lincoln Land Community College
L
Springfield, IL
 
Lincoln Land Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,565enrollment
  • $5,258net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

37 miles from Decatur

University of Illinois at Springfield
I
Springfield, IL
University of Illinois at Springfield

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 4,575enrollment
  • $11,534net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 995-1220SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

37 miles from Decatur

Parkland College
P
Champaign, IL
 
Parkland College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,074enrollment
  • $7,797net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

39 miles from Decatur

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
I
Champaign, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#23 Best Public Universities in America

  • 49,702enrollment
  • $14,660net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1470SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.79*Avg GPA

41 miles from Decatur

Lake Land College
L
Mattoon, IL
 
Lake Land College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,583enrollment
  • $4,846net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

42 miles from Decatur

Illinois Wesleyan University
I
Bloomington, IL
Illinois Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,693enrollment
  • $28,912net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1320SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

44 miles from Decatur

Illinois State University
I
Normal, IL
Illinois State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 20,635enrollment
  • $20,093net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

45 miles from Decatur

Eastern Illinois University
E
Charleston, IL
Eastern Illinois University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 7,526enrollment
  • $14,146net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

48 miles from Decatur

Heartland Community College
H
Normal, IL
 
Heartland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,063enrollment
  • $8,490net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

47 miles from Decatur

Eureka College
E
Eureka, IL
Eureka College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 567enrollment
  • $21,178net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 920-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

62 miles from Decatur

Blackburn College
B
Carlinville, IL
 
Blackburn College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 566enrollment
  • $16,175net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 910-1110SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA

64 miles from Decatur

Illinois Central College
I
East Peoria, IL
Illinois Central College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,875enrollment
  • $9,370net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

67 miles from Decatur

Bradley University
B
Peoria, IL
Bradley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 5,882enrollment
  • $26,791net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA

68 miles from Decatur

Methodist College of Nursing
M
Peoria, IL
 
Methodist College of Nursing

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 692enrollment
  • $32,493net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 970-1030SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

68 miles from Decatur

FAQ's

The closest community college is Richland Community College and is 2.9 miles from Decatur. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Richland Community College are $4,500 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Richland Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.